Care of the Critically Ill and Injured During Pandemics and Disasters Chest Consensus Statement
Chest Care of the Critically Ill and Injured During Pandemics and Disasters Panel. (2014). Care of the Critically Ill and Injured During Pandemics and Disasters: Chest Consensus Statement. Chest Journal. 146(4), Supplement:p1S-41S, e1S-e177s.
This supplement to Chest Journal includes several articles composing a consensus statement of the American College of Chest Physicians on the care of the critically ill and injured during pandemics and disasters. Individual articles focus on the following: Introduction and Executive Summary; Methodology; Surge Capacity Principles; Surge Capacity Logistics; Evacuation of the ICU; Triage; Special Populations; System-Level Planning, Coordination, and Communication; Business and Continuity of Operations; Engagement and Education; Legal Preparedness; Ethical Considerations; and Infrastructure and Capacity Building and Response, Recovery, and Research in Resource-Poor Settings.